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Stunning Rose-Infused Fig Parfait for Reproductive Health & Gut Health



Indulge in the treasure of nature with every encounter of fresh figs – it's like stumbling upon a precious discovery. These delectable figs not only enhance the quality of your diet when embraced consistently but also stand as a paramount choice for bolstering reproductive and gut health. Beyond doubt, figs emerge as a remarkable aid in alleviating postpartum constipation. Their mineral-rich profile, encompassing manganese, zinc, magnesium, and iron, positions them as potent supporters of reproductive well-being, male hormones, and diverse post-menopausal concerns.



A quintessential element of the revered Mediterranean diet, figs showcase their abundance in vital minerals and bioactive compounds. Laden with flavonoids, phenolic acids, carotenoids, and tocopherols, figs emerge as an epitome of holistic nourishment. Elevating cardiovascular, digestive, reproductive, and respiratory health, these bioactive components cement figs as an unparalleled choice.


My recipe seamlessly integrates a harmonious blend of ingredients, meticulously chosen to invigorate metabolic, digestive, and hormonal balance. Greek yogurt steps in with its dual prowess – a protein source par excellence and a supplier of gut-friendly probiotics. The inclusion of pistachios presents a virtue of lower fat content compared to their nut counterparts, coupled with a bountiful antioxidant profile. Embrace the calming aura of rose water, renowned for its anti-anxiety and antidepressant attributes, with the added benefit of inducing restful sleep. Embark on a culinary journey as you savor the captivating symphony of rose-infused fig parfait.


Ingredients:






Rose-Infused Greek Yogurt:

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt (or dairy-free alternative)

  • 2 tablespoons rose water

  • 3 tablespoons honey or LIVA date syrup

  • 1 teaspoon culinary dried rose petals (optional, for garnish)


Fig and Honey Date Compote:

  • 6 fresh figs, washed and diced

  • 3 tablespoons honey or LIVA date syrup

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


For Assembly:

  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped pistachios

  • Fresh rose petals (edible, for garnish)


Instructions:

1. In a bowl, mix Greek yogurt, rose water, and honey/date syrup until well combined. Refrigerate while preparing other components.


2. For the fig compote, combine diced figs, honey/date syrup, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens and the figs soften, about 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.


3. To assemble, take serving glasses or bowls. Start with a layer of rose-infused yogurt, then add a layer of the fig compote.


4. Repeat the layers, finishing with a dollop of yogurt on top.


5. Sprinkle chopped pistachios over the yogurt layer and garnish with edible rose petals and dried rose petals.


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